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CASA EX24/21 Exemptions as made
This instrument provides relief from the current legislative recency requirement for a first-time applicant for an aircraft engineer licence.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 22 Mar 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Mar-2021
Tabled Senate11-May-2021
To be repealed 31 Jan 2024
Repealed by Self Repealing

Instrument number CASA EX24/21

I, GRAEME MILLS CRAWFORD, acting Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 11.160 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

[Signed G.M. Crawford]

Graeme M. Crawford
Acting Director of Aviation Safety

18 March 2021

CASA EX24/21 — Aircraft Engineer Licence (Basic Practical Maintenance Experience Requirement) Exemption 2021

1          Name

                 This instrument is CASA EX24/21 — Aircraft Engineer Licence (Basic Practical Maintenance Experience Requirement) Exemption 2021.

2          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on the day after it is registered; and

(b)   is repealed at the end of 31 January 2024.

3          Definitions

                 In this instrument:

aircraft engineer licence has the meaning given in the CASR Dictionary.

Part 66 MOS means the Part 66 Manual of Standards.

relevant AMC means the acceptable means of compliance entitled AMC 66.A.30(d) Basic experience requirements, set out in AMC/GM to Annex III (Part-66) to Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014, prepared by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency, as existing from time to time.

Note   This document can be found on the internet at: https://www.easa.europa.eu/document-library/agency-decisions/ed-decision-2015029r.

4          Exemption

        (1)     An eligible applicant is exempt from compliance with subparagraph 66.025 (3) (e) (i) of CASR to the extent that the provision requires the person to comply with subparagraph 66.A.30 (d) 2 of the Part 66 MOS.

        (2)     For the purposes of subsection (1), an eligible applicant is a person:

(a)   who, at the time of making an application for an aircraft engineer licence, is not a licensed aircraft maintenance engineer; and

(b)   whose practical maintenance experience required under paragraph 66.A.30 (a) of the Part 66 MOS includes at least 1 year of practical maintenance experience, gained on aircraft relevant to the category, or subcategory, of the licence applied for, that CASA is satisfied is recent experience, having regard to the relevant AMC.